American Solar Challenge

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Eaton Sponsors WMU Student Race Teams

Diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University in support of three student engineering teams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

UM Solar Car Team Wins A Rainy American Solar Challenge

Despite being challenged by extreme weather conditions along the way, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has won the 2012 American Solar Challenge with their car Quantum for a fourth consecutive American title. Western Michigan Univeristy finished eighth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2012

University of Minnesota competitors pop the top on their car, Centaurus III, after finishing second in the American Solar Challenge college race Monday. Taking it easy in the background is the first place University of Michigan team in the shadow of the Big House. Matt Roush photo.

UM Leading Solar Car Race Across America

So far so good for the University of Michigan’s solar car team in this year’s American Solar Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

Solar Car Powerhouse UM Gets Home Field Advantage In Upcoming American Race

Across eight states in eight days, the nation’s winningest solar car team from the University of Michigan will defend its title next month in the American Solar Challenge that includes an overnight stop in its hometown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012